Author Archives: The Hook

About The Hook

Husband. Father. Bellman. Author of The Bellman Chronicles. Reader of comic books and observer and chronicler of the human condition. And to my wife's eternal dismay, a mere mortal and non-vampire. I'm often told I look like your uncle, cousin, etc. If I wore a hat, I'd hang it on a hat rack in my home in Niagara Falls, Canada. You can call me The Hook, everyone else does.

Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Ten.

When I was a kid I wasn’t just afraid of the dark, I was terrified of it, to the point of paralysis even. One night, as I lay shivering in my bed, my jaw aching from grinding my still-developing teeth … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Sean Armstrong.

It’s been a minute, but the 5×5 series is back in full force, readers. Today we’re shining the Hook-Signal on author Sean Armstrong, whose work, like my own, crosses genres. The Green Girl and the Serum is a YA science … Continue reading

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Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Nine.

Where were we? Oh yeah, William Nemesis had just been turned into a frog. (Admittedly, it wasn’t one of his finer moments – though he’d certainly experienced stranger.) Unlike his cartoon counterparts or telepaths of great renown (Nemesis’ telepathic abilities … Continue reading

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Stumbling Through The Darkness…

I think there’s a reason my first novel I chose to title my first novel, Into The Dark and not Please Buy This Novel or The Bookie’s Gonna Take My Thumbs! (Though the latter kinda pops.) I have indeed been … Continue reading

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Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Eight.

Wanna know a secret? (Of course you do, no one has ever said no to that question.) Alternate realties were never part of God’s grand plan. When the Divine Creator was casting light into the Void to cast aside the … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Book Has A New Look.

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. (Or did She?) And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of … Continue reading

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Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Seven.

On 30 May 542 at the bloodiest height of the Battle of Camlann, King Arthur (you may have heard of him, he was kind of a big deal in the 6th century) charged at his traitorous nephew, (or maybe he … Continue reading

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Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Six

“The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.”- Euripides Both Tommy Preston … Continue reading

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Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Five

Before we begin, here’s a hyper-sonic science primer on “g-forces”: Poindexters will tell you that a g-force is a measure of acceleration. 1G is the acceleration we feel every waking moment as the force of gravity keeps our feet firmly planted on … Continue reading

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Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Four.

Tommy Preston’s mind was roaring as his brain desperately attempted to process the input his bloodshot eyes were delivering. The tendons in his neck were strained to their limits as he pushed against the telekinetic hold William Nemesis continued to … Continue reading

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